Party brinksmanship in Congress has led to the government nearly shutting down on multiple occasions this year. Are you worried about a federal shutdown in 2012?
“I’m very worried about a government shutdown. Then again, I’m also worried about the rise of Sharia law in Pensacola, FL, so you should take my fears with a grain of salt.” ”
Lindsay Everett –
“No, of course not, assuming our Democratic colleagues have the sense to come to the bargaining table in good faith this time." ”
John Boehner –
“No, of course not, assuming our Republican colleagues have the sense to come to the bargaining table in good faith this time.”
Harry Reid –